Quiz: Match the Quotation with the Author May 15, 2017 Source: Nico Kaiser, Flickr Can you match the literary quote with the American author who wrote it? Our librarians selected these memorable lines to put your skills to the test. “You never really understand a person until you consider things from his point of view... Until you climb inside of his skin and walk around in it.”Truman CapoteBetty SmithHarper Lee"Once you've become a part of this particular patch, you'll never love another. Like loving a woman with a broken nose, you may well find lovelier lovelies, but never a lovely so real."Nelson AlgrenStuds TerkelCarl Sandburg"There are two ways of spreading light: to be the candle or the mirror that reflects it."Edith WhartonLouisa May AlcottRalph Waldo Emerson"When I discover who I am, I'll be free."Richard WrightRalph EllisonLangston Hughes"When you have children, you're obligated to live."Anne TylerElizabeth BergJudith Guest"Don't ever tell anybody anything. If you do, you start missing everybody."J.D. SalingerKurt VonnegutRay Bradbury"Chance is the first step you take, luck is what comes afterward."Amy TanLisa SeeMaxine Hong Kingston"You forget what you want to remember, and you remember what you want to forget."Cory DoctorowP.D. JamesCormac McCarthy"Don't ever think I fell for you, or fell over you. I didn't fall in love, I rose in it."Alice WalkerToni MorrisonSue Monk Kidd"The world breaks everyone and afterward many are strong at the broken places."F. Scott FitzgeraldErnest HemingwayJohn Steinbeck“I look out the window, and I see the lights and the skyline and the people on the street rushing around looking for action, love and the world’s greatest chocolate chip cookie, and my heart does a little dance."Nora EphronPeg BrackenErma Bombeck“There was things which he stretched, but mainly he told the truth.”Mark TwainHenry JamesHerman Melville"Beauty is only skin deep, but ugly goes clean to the bone."Dorothy ParkerEdna FerberLillian Hellman“If you let people into your life a little bit, they can be pretty damn amazing.”Sherman AlexieLouise ErdrichMichael Chabon“I did then what I knew how to do. Now that I know better, I do better.”Maya AngelouElizabeth GilbertBrene BrownNameThis field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged. How is the information I enter in this webform being protected? Any information you send using this webform is protected in transit with SSL encryption. Visit our Privacy Statement to learn more about how your personal information is handled and protected. Information submitted in this webform is secure. Learn More.